Department of State Development


GigCity ultra-fast internet network lit up

03 Aug 2017 Industry, Innovation

Adelaide’s ultra-fast internet network will be switched on from today, with businesses able to access affordable high-speed internet which is up to 100 times faster than the national average.

Permanent assembly line to be moved to National Motor Museum

31 Jul 2017 Industry

The National Motor Museum and the History Trust of South Australia will install a permanent exhibition at the National Motor Museum in Birdwood that tells the story of South Australia’s proud history of automotive manufacturing.

Local photonics companies secure grants to develop global market plans

15 Jun 2017 Manufacturing, Industry

Funding of $30,000 will be shared between three South Australian-based companies to develop their abilities to attract venture capital and other funding with the help of photonics commercialisation experts.

Bids received for Whyalla steelworks and mine

01 Jun 2017 Industry

Two bids have been received for the whole of the Arrium business, including the steelworks and mine in Whyalla.

Local jobs advocate given stronger powers to put South Australians first

30 May 2017 Industry

The State’s local jobs watchdog will be enshrined in law with stronger powers to ensure Government contracts and projects employ more South Australian workers and use more South Australian materials.

South Australia removes barriers for patient access to medicinal cannabis

23 Apr 2017 Industry

The State Government has today announced changes to make it easier for patients to be prescribed medicinal cannabis products by their doctors.

Automotive workers to receive additional funding for retraining and support

21 Apr 2017 Industry

Automotive employees at Toyota component suppliers will share in $3 million worth of funding the car giant is distributing nationally to help them move into new work.

Advocate for SA industry to be enshrined in law

07 Mar 2017 Industry

The Government is further supporting local business, industry and jobs by enshrining in law the role of the Industry Advocate.

Support for Coca-Cola workers

23 Feb 2017 Skills, Industry

The State Government has brokered an agreement with Coca-Cola Amatil to create a $4000 support package for each worker affected by the closure of the bottling plant in Thebarton for access to career advice, funded training, financial advice and healt

First locally manufactured low emission diesel bus rolls off the production line

10 Feb 2017 Innovation, Industry

The first of four environmentally efficient buses funded by a $2 million Northern Economic Plan grant is set to be unveiled on Friday for use as part of a citywide trial on Adelaide’s main public transport network.